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Rewarding Credit Cards: 3 Cards We Use (and 2 We Have Our Eyes On)

Dave Ramsey hates credit cards. I say this as someone who's never actually listened to a full episode of his show, but I've heard his position on plastic again and again from various articles either agreeing or disagreeing with him. Personally, while I understand why someone like him who speaks...

#FinHealthMatters: The Biggest Financial Lessons I've Learned 2

Today, April 25th, is #FinHealthMatters Day. I was first introduced to this "holiday" last year when the Center For Financial Services Innovation brought it to my attention via a FinCon contest. Five-hundred, twenty-five thousand, six-hundred minutes later, I can honestly say I've learned a lot more about personal finance in...

Pros and Cons of FinTech Brokerage Options 3

I’ll admit that, once upon a time, I too thought you needed to be pretty wealthy in order to start trading stocks and actively investing your money. Then came the FinTech revolution, bringing (among many other things) a slew of apps that looked to lower the barrier of entry for...

Two Big Ways to Master Your Money and Live the Life You Want 3

I suppose my work life has always been kind of strange. Sure, the whole movie theatre management job wasn't that out there (although getting paid to screen movies is fairly unique), but I ended up leaving that job and becoming a paid extra in films and TV shows for several...

Next Steps in Investing: Playing the Long Game and Choosing the Best Options 3

During this past year, I finally started investing. Well, let me rephrase that — I started investing aside from a 401(k) or IRA. After dabbling a bit with Acorns, I started investing directly in individual stocks using Robinhood (and recently earning free stocks via Bumped). However, as 2019 gets underway,...

Life Insurance: What to Consider When Looking for Coverage 3

On this site, we've discussed a number of what I've called "money milestones" that tend to be celebratory achievements. We've also covered the benefits of several different types of insurance ranging from the popular (namely health and auto insurances) to the underutilized (like renters insurance). Well, today I wanted to...